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Sep 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
show president obama with a five-point lead in the critical swing state. it's a part of fire up gop voters and get back on track a week after romney secretly taped statements damming half of the population. romney insisted in his "60 minute" interview last night. that his campaign was doing just fine. actually romney is trailing in all of the latest national and zing-state polls, and in the "politico" poll out today . . . the president may be giving romney an opening for attack on fiern affairs. that after steve quizzed the president. >> i was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there will be bumps in the road, because in a lot of these places one organizing principal has been islam. there are strains of extremism, and anti-americanism and anti-western sentiment and can be tapped into my demagogues. >> eliot: mitt romney was quick to jump on the bump in the road comment. >> romney: his indication that bumps in the road is a different view than i have. i can't imagine saying something like the assassination of an ambassador was something like
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Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm PDT
'm talking about big images that the voters have about both candidates here. president obama hasn't laid out a vision for his second term in much detail either but voters are giving him the benefit of the doubt because they know him and trust him. romney they don't even like him yet. and this is getting to be go time. so when he says i'm going to give you details of my tax plan later on voters pause and say wait a second here we don't know you, and this gives us another reason not to trust you, you see it in the favorability rating and now they want more details -- i think 63% want more details from romney only half want more details from the president. >> eliot: i want to ask you about that 47% take because your book so powerfully explained how the republican has managed to appeal to votes who -- [ overlapping speakers ] >> half of the population -- they have nothing to look forward to from a mitt romney presidency is what he is saying. but also the whininess of it. this is the theme of pity the billionaires. they believe they are the makers and producers of this e
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, it is an uphill battle likely voters in ohio favoring president obama over romney by 52% to 44%. romney also trails in florida where likely voters prefer the president by 4 points. ohio and florida are among 8 swing states that will be seeing this obama ad, attacking romney for his derogatory comments about americans who don't pay federal income tax. >> mitt romney dismissed 47% of americans for not pulling their weight, he attacked millions of hard-working people making $25,000, $35,000 $45,000 a year. they pay social security taxes. state taxes. local taxes, gas sales and property taxes. romney paid just 14% in taxes last year on over $13 million in income. almost all from investments. >> eliot: the romney/ryan team pay not be able to win a majority but after at itrocious call that ended the seahawks packers game, they did find an issue most americans can agree on. >> i gotta start off on something that was really troubling that occurred last night. did you guys watch that packer game last night? i mean give me a break!
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
's and decide for yourself. >> eliot: to help voters make the decision, the obama campaign also put out another ad today putting pictures of real people over mitt romney's notorious comments to wealthy donors about americans who don't pay income tax. >> 47% of the people -- who are dependent on government. who believe they're victims. who believe government has responsibility to care for them. who believe they're entitled to healthcare and food, to housing, to you name it. >> eliot: while mitt romney and his super pac allies have raised more money than the president and his allies, the margin is surprisingly small. according to the "washington post," the president has raised $779 million just $5 million less than the republicans. the democrats have spent more, $612 million. there is help on the way for the campaign. democratic super pacs have started to bring in large donations. politico is also reporting today that financier joe is giving a million dollars to priorities u.s.a. action, a super pac supporting the obama campai
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Sep 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
down nearly half of the nation's voters as dead beats. 54% of registered voters have an unfavorable view of comments while 32% viewed them as favorable. and now he addressed the voters directly. >> romney: president obama and i both care about poor and middle class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> eliot: romney even praised his massachusetts health care program, romney told nbc news, and i quote . . . one can only imagine what would have hand if romney had embraced his health care plan at the start of this raisin stead of running away from it. according to the "new york times" cbs news poll of three swing states the president leads his challenger by 12 points. mr. obama is out in front in florida by nine points, and in ohio, president obama is up by ten points. but some republicans seem to have trouble accepting the polls as valid. >> i trust our numbers, and that's what we're basing our decisions off of. >> eliot: good luck with that. in ohio romney accepted the endorsement of golf legend jack nicolaus. >> romney: it
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. the fact of the matter is that hispanic voters are probably going to favor barack obama by two to one but i'll tell you something else, too. the unemployment rate is so much higher among hispanics especially young hispanics. the enthusiasm of those voters is not as high as it was four years ago. that's a big factor in colorado. >> eliot: that's true. dade, you have been following this campaign so carefully. mitt romney several months ago had a trump card. it was the economy. people gave him higher marks saying he can bring back our economy, create jobs, solve the deficit problem across the array of economic issues, mitt romney had the upper hand. now he doesn't. what happened? >> the polling suggests the only issue where mitt romney is leading obama is who do you feel more positive about for the future, it is president obama. there are two things going on. the democrats had a very successful convention making the case that it was a much deeper problem that the country faced than anybody knew four years ago. most americans
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)